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Mar 31, 2021

Before there was Mariano Rivera and Trevor Hoffman, Lee Smith was considered one of the all-time greats at the closer position. With the former MLB saves record of 478, Lee dominated hitters with his nasty arsenal of pitches. He was recently inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. Smith joins the guys...

Mar 24, 2021

Alex Avila began his 11-year MLB career with the Detroit Tigers but it almost didn't happen and for a curious reason. His father, Al Avila who is the current GM of the club, did not want to select him. Find out why and much more in this latest edition of GM Files!

Mar 17, 2021

Turk Wendell had a reputation not only as an elite relief pitcher, but as baseball’s most superstitious man. From brushing his teeth in between innings to chewing black licorice on the mound while he pitched, Wendell did it all. He goes into all that and more with the guys in this latest episode of GM Files.

Mar 10, 2021

After being drafted 2nd overall between Bryce Harper and Manny Machado in the 2010 draft, Jameson Taillon has faced two Tommy John Surgeries along with a battle with testicular cancer. Now healthy, Taillon will be suiting up in pinstripes as the Yankees new No. 3 starter following a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates....

Mar 3, 2021

The newest member of the Boston Red Sox Adam Ottavino gives his thoughts on being traded this winter from his childhood team, the New York Yankees, to the Boston Red Sox. The right-hander also details his journey to the big leagues, his time in New York, and much more in this episode of GM Files.